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Cruise ship with 2,500 Chinese tourists docks at Subic Bay

MV Costa Atlantica

Employees of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority welcome the Italian-flag MV Costa Atlantica that carries some 2,500 Chinese tourists. Photo by Joanna Rose Aglibot

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — An Italian-flag cruise ship carrying mostly Chinese tourists arrived in this free port on Thursday.

MV Costa Atlantica docked at the Alava Wharf here at 6:15 a.m. This is the 12th visit of the cruise ship to Subic Bay.

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It carries around 2,500 Chinese passengers scheduled to visit tourist destinations here and nearby provinces.

Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) employees welcomed the foreign passengers of the Spirit-class cruise ship, which has been visiting the free port in the last few months.

It will stay in the free port for a day, SBMA officials said. (EditorLeti Boniol)

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